Sarah Smith is a copywriter turned author who wants to make the world a lovelier place, one kissing story at a time. Her love of romance began when she was eight and she discovered her auntie’s stash of romance novels. She’s been hooked ever since. When she’s not writing, you can find her hiking, eating chocolate, and perfecting her lumpia recipe. She lives in Bend, Oregon, with her husband and her adorable cat, Salem.
Sarah Smith recommends
Who Rescued Who (2020)
"A charming, fish-out-of-water story about finding your heart and home in the place you least expect. After reading this book, I wanted to adopt a puppy and relocate to rural England. I absolutely adored it."
The Marriage Game (2020)
(Marriage Game , book 1)
"I fell hard for The Marriage Game from the moment I read Layla and Sam's dynamite meet-cute. It's a hilarious, heartfelt, and steamy enemies-to-lovers romance."
Paris is Always a Good Idea (2020)
"Paris Is Always a Good Idea made me smile, cry, swoon, and cheer. It's a beautiful, funny, and relatable story about finding yourself."
Ties That Tether (2020)
"Ties That Tether was a roller coaster ride from page one and holy cow did I love it. Jane Igharo chronicles Azere's journey in such a beautiful, wrenching, and relatable way. As Azere struggled to find a balance between her love life, her own happiness, and the expectations of her family, I went through a whirlwind of emotions--and I adored every minute of it. I laughed and teared up and cheered and yelled. Best of all, Jane Igharo delivers a happily ever after that made me smile until my cheeks hurt. I tore through this amazing book, I couldn't read it fast enough."
The White Coat Diaries (2020)
"Sinha tells a compelling story of self discovery and blends it beautifully with the chaotic world of medicine and the wrenching nature of love."
Written in the Stars (2020)
(Written in the Stars , book 1)
"WRITTEN IN THE STARS had me hooked from the first page. It's an adorable and heartfelt romance with everything I adore: a killer meet-cute, loads of cute banter, steamy love scenes, all the feels, and a happily ever after that left me in happy tears. I fell head over heels for Elle and Darcy's love story. Alexandria Bellefleur's debut will have readers seeing stars in the best way."
How to Fail at Flirting (2020)
"How to Fail at Flirting is a powerhouse romance. Not only is it funny and charming and steamy, but it possesses an emotional depth that touched my heart. Naya is a beautiful and relatable main character who is hard-working, loyal, spirited, and determined to move on from an abusive relationship. It was thrilling to see her find her power in her personal life, her career, and through her romance with Jake. And I cheered when she claimed the happily ever after she so deserved."
Heart on a Leash (2021)
(Hearts of Alaska, book 1)
"Heart On A Leash had my heart from page one...Whether you're a dog lover, cat lover, or romance lover, you're sure to fall head over heels for this book."
The Summer Job (2021)
"The Summer Job is an enthralling escapist story that so many can relate to. We all have secrets, we all want to escape our messy lives at times, and we all wish we could be someone else at one point or another. Dent weaves an engaging tale about the lovably flawed Birdy. She perfectly balances emotion with wit, humor, and joy."
Here With Me (2021)
(Adair Family, book 1)
"Samantha Young is master storyteller, skilfully weaving an enemies-to-lovers romance into a suspense crime mystery with a satisfying dose of family drama, all set against the majestic Scottish Highlands...This book is an electrifying and emotional rollercoaster you'll want to ride forever."
Talk Bookish to Me (2021)
"TALK BOOKISH TO ME is a sexy, funny, and emotional second-chance love story with a killer premise: romance author Kara is fighting a wicked case of writer's block and the only cure is hooking up with her ex Ryan. Kate Bromley's writing is as sharp as it is heartfelt. Add this book to your TBR list immediately!"
Wild Love (2021)
(Forever Adirondacks, book 1)
"Wild Love is the ultimate comfort romance read. Everything from the angsty meet-cute between city girl Sydney and small town Sam to their spats that turned into a steamy forbidden romance gave me serious heart eyes. Lauren Accardo has crafted an engrossing and heartfelt small town romance about overcoming heartbreak and hardship to find your purpose and the happily ever after you deserve."
Hot Under His Collar (2021)
Andie J Christopher
"Andie J. Christopher made my Fleabag-loving heart sing with her edgy, witty, and heartfelt take on forbidden romance with a priest. Her scintillating and droll prose will hook you and keep you on your toes. If you like your romcoms naughty and deft, HOT UNDER HIS COLLAR is the book for you."
The Wedding Ringer (2021)
"Kerry Rea hits it out of the park with her touching and hilarious debut. The fake bridesmaid premise and pre-wedding shenanigans had me howling, but it was the friendship between Willa and Maisie that captured my heart."
By Any Other Name (2022)
"By Any Other Name is a beautiful, emotional, slow-burn love story with an ending that will leave you with the biggest smile. Lauren Kate shows she can write heartfelt contemporary romance just as deftly as every other genre she's mastered."
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